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Hippocampal and amygdalar local structural differences in elderly patients with schizophrenia

Prestia, Annapaola
Cavedo, Enrica
Muscio, Cristina
Adorni, Andrea
Geroldi, Cristina
Bonetti, Matteo
Thompson, Paul M
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Published in The American journal of geriatric psychiatry. 2015, vol. 23, no. 1, p. 47-58
Abstract Morphological abnormalities have been reported for the hippocampi and amygdalae in young schizophrenia patients, but very little is known about the pattern of abnormalities in elderly schizophrenia patients. Here we investigated local structural differences in the hippocampi and amygdalae of elderly schizophrenia patients compared with healthy elderly subjects. We also related these differences to clinical symptom severity.
Keywords AgedAged, 80 and overAging/pathology/physiologyAmygdala/pathology/physiopathologyFemaleHippocampus/pathology/physiopathologyHumansMagnetic Resonance Imaging/methodsMaleMiddle AgedSchizophrenia/pathology/physiopathology
PMID: 24534522
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PRESTIA, Annapaola et al. Hippocampal and amygdalar local structural differences in elderly patients with schizophrenia. In: The American journal of geriatric psychiatry, 2015, vol. 23, n° 1, p. 47-58. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2014.01.006 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:89735

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